Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Building E51.


Date and Time

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm


Akamai CRC
The Akamai office is a short walk from the Kendall Square T stop and other public transportation. Metered parking is normally available near the location.


Short talks about crypto topics


Albert Willis along with Steve Revilak, Quartermaster for the Massachusetts Pirate Party < []>, will show us how to protect ourselves online. Topics will include:

  • How Packet Sniffing Works and Why You're Vunerable
  • Securing Email (PGP)
  • Securing Web Browsing
  • Q&A for other topics of interest (e.g. chat, VOIP, etc.)

Plus, Jeremie Astori will present cryptic < []> , a script to very easily split root and home partitions when installing Ubuntu on a fully encrypted disk.

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